If you are a Johnson County resident or business, you must use the Iowa City Landfill. Visit their website here.



Welcome to the Iowa County Landfill

The Iowa County Landfill provides waste and recycling services to residents and businesses operating within Iowa County excluding Victor.

Normal Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8 AM - 3:30 PM

Last load accepted at 3:30 PM

Location & Contact Information

3369 Highway 6 Trail

Homestead, IA 

(319) 828-4943

Landfill Closures

When the National Weather Service issues a Wind Advisory, the landfill will determine if it necessary to close. When practical, courtesy calls will be made to haulers. Residents should call or check the website.

The landfill is scheduled to be closed on New Year's Day, Christmas, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving.

Notifications, News, & Events

Due to recent rain, 4 x 4 vehicles are required if you're planning a trip to the landfill today 9/11 and possibly tomorrow. 


Public Notices

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has made a preliminary decision to approve a request for expansion of the landfill. The public notice and information about submitting comments or requesting a public hearing is available here and the Public Notices and Bid Opportunities section of this website.


An official notice of public hearing concerning proposed public improvement project, approval of plans, specifications and form of contract and engineer's estimated cost and notice to potential bidders is available here and the Public Notices and Bid Opportunities section of this website.


We're on Facebook!

We have a Facebook page! Here's a link or you can search using "Iowa County Landfill." Please follow us to learn about programs, closings, and other helpful information.


New Textile Recycling Program

We now accept clothing and shoes that are clean and dry for recycling! If you questions about acceptable items, please call for more information.


Commission Meeting Agendas and Minutes Available Online

We now post the agenda and minutes of previous commission meetings on our website. All information will be available here.

Please check the website for updates regarding operations and services before visiting the landfill. All important information will be provided in the Notifications, News, & Events section.

Out of County Waste

If you are a resident or business from outside Iowa County, you must contact your local landfill for garbage disposal. Iowa rules require garbage to be disposed of in the county it was generated. Click here for the contact information for other landfills in the area.


8 AM - 11:30

Last load accepted at 11:30 AM